Community Composting Webinars

Webinar Resources – Composting at Home: An Introduction to the Basics

Webinar Resources – Composting at Home: An Introduction to the Basics

Virginia Streeter

May 8, 2020

There’s never been a better time for home composting. Watch our webinar recording to learn how to successfully compost at home. The speakers covered the basics of hot composting outside and worm composting (or vermicomposting) inside. READ MORE


Webinar Resources — Navigating COVID-19 for Small-Scale Food Scrap Collectors: Drop-off and Curbside

Webinar Resources — Navigating COVID-19 for Small-Scale Food Scrap Collectors: Drop-off and Curbside

Virginia Streeter

April 15, 2020

In Part 3 of this webinar series, we heard from a panel of for-profit, nonprofit, and government food scrap collectors. They shared their experience in adapting drop-off and curbside collection programs in response to COVID-19.READ MORE


Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: 
Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: 
Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Virginia Streeter

October 30, 2019

View this webinar recording to learn about SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods), which has been incubating climate-positive sanitation solutions in frontline communities across Haiti to mitigate the environmental impacts of poor waste management and offer a restorative alternative to traditional sanitation practices.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Navigating Hauling Permits as a Community Composter

Webinar Resources: Navigating Hauling Permits as a Community Composter

Virginia Streeter

July 10, 2019

In this webinar, Navigating Hauling Permits as a Community Composter, we provided an overview of common requirements, challenges, possible solutions, and successes.READ MORE


CT DEEP Webinar — Expanding Community Composting in Connecticut

CT DEEP Webinar — Expanding Community Composting in Connecticut

Virginia Streeter

June 26, 2019

Recording now available for CT DEEP's webinar on community composting in Connecticut.READ MORE


GAIA Webinar — Community Composting: Experiences Around the World

GAIA Webinar — Community Composting: Experiences Around the World

Virginia Streeter

June 25, 2019

On June 19th, Brenda Platt presented on the GAIA Community Composting: Experiences Around the World webinar, part of their Global Webinar Series. She presented the U.S. perspective on community composting, alongside speakers from India and Ghana.READ MORE


Webinar Resources for Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Webinar Resources for Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Virginia Streeter

April 28, 2019

Check out this webinar recording to learn more about our new report, Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Community-Scale Composting Systems with James McSweeney

Webinar Resources: Community-Scale Composting Systems with James McSweeney

Virginia Streeter

March 5, 2019

View the recording of our webinar with James McSweeney! He walked through core concepts related to planning compost site operational capacity, drawing from his newly released book.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Composting with Worms on a Mid to Large-Scale — What, Why, How, and Who

Webinar Resources: Composting with Worms on a Mid to Large-Scale — What, Why, How, and Who

Virginia Streeter

January 25, 2019

Internationally renowned vermicomposting expert, Rhonda Sherman, shares highlights from her new book.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Virginia Streeter

December 14, 2018

Bike-powered food scrap collectors are one of the fastest growing sectors of the food recovery industry. Join this webinar to learn more about them!READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Entity Structure for Community Composters

Webinar Resources: Entity Structure for Community Composters

Virginia Streeter

October 25, 2018

Cartoonist/attorney Janelle Orsi explained considerations related to cooperative, nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid models, with the help of cake cartoons.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Community Compost Law & Policy

Webinar Resources: Community Compost Law & Policy

Virginia Streeter

July 2, 2018

As part of our Community Compost Law & Policy Project, ILSR hosted a webinar with The Sustainable Economies Law Center to provide community composters with an opportunity to share, discuss, and strategize around legal and policy issues confronting community composting.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Using Bokashi in Community Composting — What, Why, How, Who

Webinar Resources: Using Bokashi in Community Composting -- What, Why, How, Who

Brenda Platt

April 30, 2018

Bokashi fermentation utilizes a variety of by-products – such as leaves, sawdust, husks, bran, other grains – inoculated with beneficial microbes to ferment kitchen waste.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Two Business Models for Community Composting

Webinar Resources: Two Business Models for Community Composting

Nick Stumo-Langer

September 26, 2017

The webinar covered the pros and cons of worker-owned cooperatives and social enterprises, and some tips on getting started.READ MORE